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  • Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy

    Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy
    The slide rule was still in vogue when Danny Hunley arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding, and the Navy didn't have enough nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to amass a fleet. The year was 1974, and the Mathews County resident had joined the company as...
  • 2015: A look at the year ahead

    2015: A look at the year ahead
    With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead. An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect. Shipbuilding Executives...
  • Keel laying at Newport News is a Navy secretary's family affair

    Keel laying at Newport News is a Navy secretary's family affair
    NEWPORT NEWS — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus had more than a professional interest in Saturday's keel-laying ceremony of the submarine Washington at Newport News Shipbuilding. He was able to introduce his daughter as the sponsor. And if it was...
  • Report: Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford likely to exceed current cost estimate

    The Navy's cost-managing strategy for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford "obscures visibility" of its true price tag, and Congress should consider revising the law to improve accountability, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday. The first-in-class...
  • Spending bill is good news for Huntington Ingalls

    A compromise $1 trillion spending bill would provide some breathing room for Huntington Ingalls Industries, setting aside money for critical projects in Newport News and Pascagoula, Miss. It hits the defense-heavy economy of Hampton Roads in other ways...
  • Huntington Ingalls CEO defends Ford carrier cost management

    Huntington Ingalls CEO defends Ford carrier cost management
    The head of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries defended the Navy Wednesday in the wake of a government report that questioned how cost is being managed on the nation's most expensive warship. The Navy faces a $12.9 billion cost cap on...
  • Huntington Ingalls to work on aircraft carrier Truman

    The Navy has awarded a $7.9 million contract to Newport News Shipbuilding for work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The ship is currently docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. In October, the Navy announced that Truman would be...
  • Newport News shipyard wins Truman contract

    The Navy has awarded a $7.9 million contract to Newport News Shipbuilding for work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The ship is currently docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. In October, the Navy announced that the Truman would be...
  • $1.1 trillion federal spending bill advances over opposition

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that survived a nail-biting vote in the House on Thursday night has several important provisions for the Hampton Roads defense community. But that vote was close for a reason: Both Republicans and Democrats object to...
  • Aircraft carrier Lincoln leaves dry dock

    Aircraft carrier Lincoln leaves dry dock
    The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln is back in the water and a big step closer to rejoining the U.S. Navy fleet. The ship left dry dock Monday at Newport News Shipbuilding, where it is undergoing a mid-life overhaul. The move was announced in a...
  • Huntington Ingalls looks to maintain its work flow

    Huntington Ingalls looks to maintain its work flow
    Business is bustling at Huntington Ingalls Industries. Look no further than the company's Newport News shipyard, where three aircraft carriers are in various stages of work. But those jobs are scheduled to end in 2016, and on Thursday the company's...